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New South Wales/ACT Weather

Thu 09:44 EST
Current Warnings

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Cold in S. Windy with rain on coast and ranges. The odd shower in the south and north.

  • Friday Cold. Windy with showers on coast and ranges. Generally dry in the west.

  • Saturday Fresh winds on the coast with showers possible. Mostly sunny and dry west of the ranges..

  • Sunday Light winds and stable conditions. Chance light shower on north coast.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 22/08 Tue 23/08 Wed 24/08


Lord Howe Is Ap


Casino Ap


Casino Ap


Lord Howe Is Ap


Tibooburra Ap


Thredbo Top Station


Thredbo Top Station


Perisher Valley


Perisher Valley


Thredbo Top Station

W 51km/h

Windy Point


Murrurundi Gap


Windy Point


no rain last hr Wettest




Green Pigeon


Pt Perpendicular


Pt Perpendicular
New South Wales/ACT's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 37.8°C at
Mungindi in 2009
Lowest -6.4°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 1974
Highest 23.3°C at
Lismore in 2009
Lowest -20.6°C at
Charlotte Pass in 1968
Highest 327.6mm at
Sydney in 1986

New South Wales/ACT Daily Summaries

Thursday August 25, 2016
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(Ungroup by district)
Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am
°C °C °C °C mm
9 +0 - - 53
9 +2 - - 8
6 +3 - - 0.2
4 +2 - - 20
2 +1 - - 12
0 -1 - - 13
-1 -1 - - 3
8 +5 - - 17
6 +3 - - 8
0 -4 - - 2
4 +1 - - 9
2 -3 - - 0.8
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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Weather News

Launceston public meeting applauds city flood levees protection

09:14 EST

Launceston's flood levees have been hailed as a game-changer in minimising the impact of the June flood emergency.

NSW weather: Search resumes for missing man in flash floods near Kyogle

07:55 EST

A search will resume for a man who went missing in floodwaters near Kyogle during heavy rainfall that hit the New South Wales coast and Sydney.

NSW weather: Search for man missing in floodwaters as severe weather hits

21:00 EST

Witnesses saw a man being swept away after his vehicle went into floodwaters near Lismore in far north New South Wales, police say, as a heavy downpour and strong winds hit the state's coast.